Reg Leichty

Reg Leichty

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​Foresight Law + Policy
Founding Partner
Washington, DC
http://www.FLPAdvisors.com

 

With over two decades of policy and legal experience, Reg advises national education associations, state education agencies, school districts, nonprofit leaders, and companies about federal education, student data privacy, and technology law. Among other areas, his work includes a focus on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Family Educational Rights Privacy Act, and the Telecommunications Act of 1996. He also counsels a wide range of entities about how to work effectively with Congress, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Federal Communications Commission, and frequently speaks and writes about emerging policy and legal issues in education reform.

 

Prior to co-founding Foresight Law + Policy, Reg practiced law for over a decade with two national law firms, and served as telecommunications, technology, and privacy counsel for U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Bill Nelson of Florida, and as a telecommunications and technology advisor to former Senator Bob Kerrey of Nebraska. 

 

Reg received his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. and his bachelor's degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He is a member of the Washington, D.C. and Virginia Bars, and the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the Federal Communications Bar Association. He lives with his wife and two children in Arlington, Virginia.

 

He can speak on the following topics:

  • Data and Privacy
  • Policy and Advocacy